[Samba] Re: samba pdc and notebook in domain

bob_bipbip bobbipbip at free.fr
Thu Aug 10 09:00:01 GMT 2006

yes, on others windows domain with windows pdc, it works, but with my  
samba, even if i've logged before to this machine, when my pdc is down,  
i'm not able to log in ....

On Wed, 09 Aug 2006 23:19:38 +0200, Logan Shaw <lshaw at emitinc.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, bob_bipbip wrote:
>> hello, when my computer's client is not connected to network (and so  
>> cannot connect to pdc), they are not able to log in, they have a  
>> message telling us that the system can't log in because the domain is  
>> unavailable, how to permit people to log in even if they are not  
>> connected to network?
> By default, Windows supports up to 10 (I think) cached logons.
> That means if you user abc logs on while the domain controller
> IS available, then they can log on later when the domain
> controller is NOT available, assuming there haven't been 10
> people who have logged on since then.
> So, with a little planning (always be sure to logon before you
> disconnect, so that your identity is in the cache), you can
> use only the network user accounts without having to create
> separate local accounts.  That makes things a lot cleaner and
> simpler, I think.
>    - Logan

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